Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
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Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Ratios, Rates, and Proportions - Exercises - Page 216: 6a

Answer

$x = 7$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{x-1}{10} = \frac{3}{5}$ $(x-1)\times5 = 3\times10$ $5x - 5 = 30$ $5x = 35$ $x = 7$
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